Report: 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet not coming to United States… for now
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  • 2013 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet GTI

Pictures and details of the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet were revealed late last night prior to the car’s public debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. While it wasn’t confirmed at the time of release whether or not the drop-top GTI will be coming to the United States – we now have official word via Facebook.

“The first VW GTI Cabriolet will be revealed next week at the Geneva Auto Show.” Volkswagen While it won’t be making its way to the States (for now), you can enjoy a first look at the photos. What do you think?”

What do we think? We’re highly disappointed and angry – that’s what we think.

Why are we deprived of hot Euro hatches in the United State? If you happen to have an answer – let us know in the comments section below.

Check out our original post on the Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet here.

Refresher: Power for the new 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet comes from a 2.0 liter turbocharged, direct-injected 4-cylinder engine from the GTI hatchback. Output comes in at 207-hp with a maximum torque of 207 lb-ft. Mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic, 0 to 62 mph for the Golf GTI Cabriolet comes in 7.3 seconds with a top speed of 147 mph (2 mph lower than the hatchback).

- By: Omar Rana


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  • Cad4life

    bring it

  • JustJohn

    Why is it not coming to the US?  This car looks hoooot!  This is the car I’ve been waiting for VW.  I don’t like the EOS.  

  • Sike0726

    I am very disappointed with VW right now. I have been looking for a convertible and really dont understand why they wont bring it to the US. I hope they dont think the EOS will sell, the Golf Gti will sale real quick. Its a women’s type of car and i think all the young girls will be proud to ride this one! Take the EOS out which is okay looking but it did not sell on me! very unhappy with VW!